2 Continents are the land surfaces of the world. EARTHEarth is the third planet from the sun.Continents are the land surfaces of the world.
3 There are 7 continents on the planet earth. AntarcticaSouth AmericaEuropeNorth AmericaAustraliaAfricaAsia
4 Asia Asia is the worlds’ largest continent. Asia has 44 countries. Asia has the world's tallest mountain, Mt. Everest in Nepal, at 29,035 ft (8,850m), and the world's most populated countries China and India.
5 Africa is the 2nd largest continent. It has 53 countries. It has the longest river in the world, the Nile River and the biggest desert , the Sahara Desert .
6 North AmericaNorth America is the 3rd largest continent. The countries in North America are Canada, Greenland, Mexico, the United States, all the countries of Central America and the island countries and dependencies of the Caribbean.The tallest mountain is Mt. McKinley, in Alaska, at 20,322ft.(6,194m). Death Valley is below sea level.
7 South AmericaSouth America is the planet's 4th largest continent. It has12 countries and 3 major territories.South America has the largest rain forest in the world and the largest river, the Amazon.
8 -129.3ºF. Winds are can blow up to 200 miles per hour. AntarcticaAntarctica is almost 98% solid ice. It became a continent in Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway and the United Kingdom claim Antarctica as their territory Antarctica is the coldest and windiest spot on the planet. The lowest temperature ever recorded on Earth was recorded in Antarctica. It was-129.3ºF. Winds are can blow up to 200 miles per hour.
9 Europe is separated from Asia by Russia's Ural Mountains. Europe is the 6th largest continent. It has 46 countries, and a few territories.Europe is separated from Asia by Russia's Ural Mountains.
10 AustraliaAustralia is the smallest continent in the world. It is one of the most fascinating areas on earth.A lot of experts now say that continent of Australia to be called Australia/Oceania.This area combines all of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and volcanic islands of the South Pacific Ocean, including the Melanesia and Polynesia.